On the Relevancy of Electoral Politics Today Inside Amerika via @Peta_de_Aztlan

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Posted 1-17-2012
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Definition of RELEVANT rel·e·vant adj \ˈre-lə-vənt\
1 a: having significant and demonstrable bearing on the matter at hand b: affording evidence tending to prove or disprove the matter at issue or under discussion c: having social relevance.

Our long-term grand strategy should be to help bring about Global Revolution. It will take the majority of humankind to transform the world, not one people or movement can do it alone. Global Revolution does not mean a national event because we now live in a global society. There are no longer any independent free nations under the boot of the Amerikan Empire.

We need to be able to educate, convince and raise mass global consciousness worldwide, not only in the USA. We must unite with the liberation struggles of the masses of the people worldwide.

On a hemispheric level, America must mean all of the Americas, not only the Amerika of the United States. Despite any false claim to exceptionalism, Amerika is not the center of the cosmos. The USA is part of the whole world and needs to be integrated with the world on all levels, not allow itself to be isolated from the rest of the world.

Demand #3 of the Humane-Liberation-Party’s (HELP) 5-Point Survival Platform is:
We demand worldwide egalitarian intercommunalism with proportional representation: wherein the majority rules, protects minorities and cares for all based upon ‘one human being, one legitimate vote’ in fair, free and open monitored elections.

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We need to understand the relevancy of electoral politics today inside the USA. In the past, people have died for the right to vote. Are you registered to vote? We need to register to vote and allow all citizens to vote, including those in the US prison system ~ our modern day concentration camps. Today many people do not bother to vote and take the vote for granted as if it is irrelevant. Unfortunately, many people mistrust politics, politicians and like good sheep do not express any interest in politics. Many people do not vote because they feel their one vote does not really matter or make any real difference in the outcome of a given election.

Present day electoral politics inside the USA is controlled by the super-rich Amerikan corporate ruling class of the 1%. It is dominated by a two-party system, a two-headed monster known as the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. There are some other political parties, but third parties do not run the two-party system, though they have played important roles in Amerikan history. As times go by, non-aligned independent voters are gaining more and more collective voting power and potential. We need to have a variety of choices for political parties, not be limited to the lesser of two evils.

As a rule, one has to be filthy super-rich or have super-rich connections to even seriously consider running for political office on a ‘national’ level. Most folks know that politicians usually buy their way into office. POTUS Obama had about three-quarters of a billion dollars when he ran for the Presidency. Traditional politics are corrupt and rotten to the core. Understand that the bulk of the U.S. Congress is made up of millionaires. Nevertheless, we should keep in mind that it was the eligible voters who elected them, along with the non-voters who failed to vote and thus indirectly enabled them to gain political office.

As progressive humane beings we need to understand electoral politics as another vital arena and tactical tool for us to have a real impact on mass collective consciousness. We can utilize political campaigns, run for political office, participate in political elections and need to stay involved in electoral politics in order to mount progressive humane platforms for our ideas and ideals. We must continually reach out, educate and enlighten all the people.

The Maoist maxim remains: Politics is war without bloodshed, war is politics with bloodshed. We are impacted by electoral politics, by politicians, by political lobbyists and by the decisions made by politicians whether we are in the political game of not. We cannot win if we do not play the game. For us to fail to participate in electoral politics leaves the doors to official power wide open for any fascist with money to buy his way into office and be uncontested by progressive humane beings.

All along the way we must combat all foul forms of fascism. We must remember that the ultimate aim of totalitarian fascism is to destroy, defuse or distract all valid relevant revolutionary consciousness. Fascists are interested in winning the hearts and minds of the people to gain their obedience and make their staying in power more secure. Fascists need to have an apathetic, obedient and passive general population to get away with their gross misdeeds and ruthless murders. Fascists need to keep the glamorous veil of the prestige of power up to hide behind and legitimize their right to usurp power.

At present, I am an independent voter with No Party Preference. Most of my life I have been a registered Democrat. When Ralph Nader ran for President I switched to being a Green Party Member and Voted for him in the infamous Presidential Election of 2000 when Fuhrer Bush won over Al Gore, though Gore won the popular vote. I thought Gore would win by a landslide. Afterwards, I went back to being a Democrat, then when Obama escalated US Military involvement in Afghan I quit the Democratic Party again. On the other hand, my blood father has been a consistent lifelong Democrat. Old family traditions are hard to break and sons often join the political party of their fathers.

Now we are into the 2012 Presidential Elections. POTUS Obama will be the uncontested Democratic Party Candidate. He will face one rabid Republican or another. Fascism needs the Amerikan people to buy into the circus of Presidential Elections and keep them thinking that all we need is a better President when what we really need is a fundamental transformation of the government and property relations between the 1% of the ‘haves’ and the 99% of the ‘have-nots’.

The United States Presidential Election, 2012 – via Wikipedia: bit.ly/tVZp6K ~ is to be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. Electors actually ‘elect’ the President and the Vice President on December 17, 2012. The 2012 presidential election will coincide with the United States Senate elections where 33 races will be occurring as well as the U.S. House of Representatives elections to elect the members for the 113th Congress. The election will also encompass 11 gubernatorial races as well as many state legislature races.

Each of us needs to obey the dictates of our own conscience, not be locked into the dictates of any political party. I for one am NOT voting for Obama again. He betrayed my initial trust in him. I refuse to choose the lessor of two evils in any political equation, again. To choose the lessor of two evils is still to choose evil. I now see Obama as yet another puppet of the corporate ruling class, he is of the 1% of the ‘haves’. I am of the 99% of the ‘have-nots’!

To be fair, after seeing the idiot Fuhrer Bush in the Presidency, Barack Obama seemed like a dream candidate with assets. Many of us believed he was going to make a substantial difference in favor of the poor and oppressed in terms of present-day class society, though he was not a secret socialist. Alas, as a rule, POTUS Obama has failed to make domestic and foreign policy decisions in favor of the masses and is another CIA front man. He is a pawn in a larger global chess game. Yes, he inherited a tough situation but he can no longer just blame Bush for what is going wrong. He bailed out Wall Street, not Main Street.

Many liberal activists are going to vote for Obama again, despite reservations. Fascism will try to keep the masses engaged in the circus of the Presidential Elections. We are now in 2012, not 2008. Fortunately, the whole Occupy Wall Street Movement has helped us to wake up to what is really going on in the world, wake up to the evil greed of the corporate banks and wake us up to the call for Global Revolution. We need to transform all corrupt governments into a true People’s Global Government based upon humane democratic socialist principles and for the 99% of the masses worldwide!

We need to study a lot more about politics, economics and about other pertinent subjects in our Liberation Struggles for a better world. We must oppose all forms of negativism, such as racism, sexism, nationalism and other core elements that keep us divided, confused and fighting each other instead of our common enemies. We must unite together and fight back against the dark evil forces that endanger all of humankind as a species.

No one has all the answers, but we will not get the answers we need if we do not ask the right questions. We can learn from the revolutionary struggles of other peoples of other lands, but we cannot import templates from other situations that do not apply to our general situation here in the USA. Liberty Square in New York City is not Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt. Work on the eastern seaboard of the United States may not necessarily work on the West Coast or in Arizona. We need to be practical, realistic and in harmony with the connected reality of a given situation.

I myself am just a homeless refugee typing at the local Public Library on my old laptop and blessed to be sleeping on a Christian Sister’s couch at night. I am involved in an SSI Appeal ordeal behind my mental and physical health issues. I am an awakener who wants to help wake up Amerika!

As we share general values and general principles we must constantly engage in a concrete analyses of concrete conditions in a given situation. We can utilize ideology as a system of analysis, such as dialectical materialism, but we must not let ourselves be enslaved by any ideology or philosophy. I want to be free! I want to live in total liberation!

Each of us must think for ourselves as a humane being. Be ready, prepared for a long, hard and monumental historical struggle. Be assured that we will win as long as we never give up. Let us all evolve into being truly humane beings who have care, concern and compassion for all living beings. Let us work in solidarity together for Global Revolution in our lifetime!

Venceremos Unidos! We Will Win United!
Senor Peter S. Lopez AKA @Peta_de_Aztlan
Humane Liberation Party
Sacramento, California, Aztlan, Planet Earth
1-17-2012

Relevant Links:
Occupy Wall Street Home Page:
http://occupywallst.org/ @OccupyWallSt

Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement — Voting Rights History:
http://bit.ly/zDa24r ~

Timeline: Voting Rights Act | American Civil Liberties Union:
http://bit.ly/wQvqCs ~

2008 Final Fundraising Figure: Obama’s $750M – ABC News:
http://abcn.ws/waF8UP ~

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